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Welcome to Westfield ...

Westfield is located in Surry County<1>.

The location of Westfield has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Westfield is 1,250 feet [381 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Westfield lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Westfield lies within the (336) area code.

Communities Also Named Westfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 41 communities that are also named Westfield - they are located in Alabama (2), California (2), Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia (2), Illinois (3), Indiana (2), Iowa (2), Kansas (3), Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, Texas (2), Vermont, Virginia (3), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Westfield.

Communities near Westfield ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Westfield.

  • Mount Airy [Surry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Airy
    • Mount Airy [Surry County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Westfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,175 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Airy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Airy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Airy<5>
  • King [Forsyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for King
    • King [Forsyth County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Westfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,912 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for King have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on King
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for King<5>
  • Rural Hall [Forsyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rural Hall
    • Rural Hall [Forsyth County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Westfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,299 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rural Hall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rural Hall<5>
  • Tobaccoville [Forsyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tobaccoville
    • Tobaccoville [Forsyth County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Westfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,748 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tobaccoville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tobaccoville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tobaccoville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Dobson [Surry County]
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      • Dobson [Surry County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Westfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,534 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dobson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dobson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dobson<5>
    • Pilot Mountain [Surry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pilot Mountain
      • Pilot Mountain [Surry County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Westfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,408 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pilot Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pilot Mountain
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pilot Mountain<5>
    • Stuart [Patrick County]
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      • Stuart [Patrick County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Westfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,261 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stuart
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stuart<5>
    • East Bend [Yadkin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Bend
      • East Bend [Yadkin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Westfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 596 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Bend
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Bend<5>
    • Danbury [Stokes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danbury
      • Danbury [Stokes County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Westfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 183 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Danbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danbury<5>
    • Mount Herman [Surry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Herman
      • Mount Herman [Surry County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Westfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Herman

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Westfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Westfield.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Westfield. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Westfield.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Westfield. See our Newspapers Page for Westfield.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Westfield ...

Looking for more information about Westfield? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Westfield, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Westfield.

Adding Westfield to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Westfield in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Westfield was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Westfield on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for North Carolina

About Surry County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Westfield. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Surry County: www.co.surry.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Surry, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Westfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Westfield) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Westfield. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WestfieldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4754, Longitude: -80.4467       In this case, the coordinates for Westfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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